Menu Plan Monday & Grocery Round Up – 11/8-11/14


This week, we shopped at two different stores to get the best deal. It worked out well. Our grand total was $58, including two Porterhouse steaks on sale for $4.99 a pound as well as some ingredients for our Thanksgiving feast.

We also picked up the ingredients for our Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. Still no sale on turkey, but we’re keeping an eye out at both of our local grocery stores to wait for the best deal on a whole turkey breast.

We were on the high side of our budget this week, but we’ve tentatively planned out next week’s menu to maximize items on hand and drastically reduce our food cost for the week. You’ll have to come back next week to see how we do!

Here’s the plan for this week:

Saturday: Grilled Porterhouse steak (we split one) and baked potatoes
Sunday: Chicken noodle soup
Monday: Bacon wrapped chicken with blue cheese crumbles and roasted potatoes (we’re omitting the pecans and the cream sauce)
Tuesday: Leftovers/sandwiches
Wednesday: Pasta with meatless marinara
Thursday: BLTs with oven fries
Friday: Homemade pizza

For breakfasts we have cold cereal and oatmeal. For lunches, I bring leftovers from the night before or salad.

Now go check out more menu plans at OrgJunkie!

3 thoughts on “Menu Plan Monday & Grocery Round Up – 11/8-11/14

  1. tiffanie

    sounds like a yummy week! we’re out of town, but i just devised our menu for the week anyway :) we’ll grocery shop when we get home sunday night. i’m trying some new stuff this week (a homemade fruit salad w/granola each morning for breakfast, some protein bars/shakes mixed into my routine on workout days, and i’m going to make french onion soup for the first time!) enjoy the rest of your weekend :)

  2. Jerri

    Sounds like it’s going to be a great week. I especially like the sound of the bacon wrapped chicken with blue cheese crumbles. Yum!

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